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Table 3.

5 Competencies of Operational Control


The Operator shall ensure FOO or FOA personnel demonstrate knowledge and/or proficiency in the competencies of operational control appropriate to the assignment of responsibility to carry out operational control functions, duties, or tasks, to include, as applicable: Competency i) ii) iii) iv) v) vi) vii) Contents of the Operations Manual relevant to the operational control of flights; Radio equipment in the aircraft used; Aviation indoctrination; Navigation equipment in the aircraft used, including peculiarities and limitations of that equipment; Seasonal meteorological conditions and hazards; Source of meteorological information; Effects of meteorological conditions on radio reception on the aircraft used; X FOO X X X X
3 3 3 3 3

FOA X X X
3B

3B 3B 3B 3B 3B 3B 3B

X X X
3

X X X X X X X X X X

3 3

viii) Aircraft mass (weight) balance and control; ix) Human performance relevant to operations or dispatch duties (CRM/DRM); x) xi) xii) xiii) xiv) xv) Operational procedures for the carriage dangerous goods; Operational procedures for the carriage of cargo; Operational emergency and abnormal procedures; Security procedures (emergency and abnormal situations); Civil Air Law and regulations; Aircraft mass (weight) and performance;

X X X X

2B 3B 2B 3B 3B 3B 3B

3B 2B 3 3 3 3

X X X

xvi) Navigation, special navigation; xvii) Special airports; xviii) Air traffic management; xix) Aircraft systems and MEL/CDL; xx) Flight planning; xxi) Flight monitoring; xxii) Communication; xxiii) xxiv) xxv) Fuel supply (aircraft and fuel type requirements); De-icing/anti-icing procedures; ETOPS procedures, if applicable.

X 3A X X X3 X3 X3 X3 X3 X3A X3A
3

X 3AB X X X3B X3B X3B X3B X3B X3AB X3AB


3B

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ISM Ed 6, April 2012

Table 3.5 Competencies of Operational Control (cont.) Legend


X: 1: 2: 3: A: B: Shall be completed during training and evaluation. Shall be satisfactorily completed during initial training and once every calendar year plus or minus one calendar month from the original qualification anniversary date or base month. Shall be satisfactorily completed during initial training and once every 24 months. Shall be satisfactorily completed during initial training and once every three calendar years plus or minus one calendar month from the original qualification tri-annual anniversary date or base month. If relevant to the operations of the Operator. If relevant to area of expertise or job function (e.g. Flight Planning, Maintenance Control, Load Planning, etc.).

Notes
FOO personnel assigned overall operational control responsibility for specific flights or utilized in shared systems of operational control demonstrate knowledge and/or proficiency in all competencies of operational control. FOO or FOA personnel assigned the individual responsibility to carry out specific operational control functions, duties or tasks demonstrate knowledge and/or proficiency in competencies relevant to area of expertise or function as determined by the operator or State.

DSP 44

ISM Ed 6, April 2012